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    Eighteen thousand men

    Received this via email and thought you guys may find it interesting.

    I find it amazing that this photo below, taken so many years ago, actually still exists!
    Picture was taken in 1918

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    FACTS:
    Base to Shoulder: 150 feet
    Right Arm: 340 feet
    Widest part of arm holding torch: 12 1/2 feet
    Right thumb: 35 feet
    Thickest part of body: 29 feet
    Left hand length: 30 feet
    Face: 60 feet
    Nose: 21 feet
    Longest spike of head piece: 70 feet
    Torch and flame combined: 980 feet
    Number of men in flame of torch: 12,000
    Number of men in torch: 2,800
    Number of men in right arm: 1,200?
    Number of men in body, head and balance of figure only: 2,000
    Total men: 18,000
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    Really cool! Where did that country go?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ToddM View Post
    Really cool! Where did that country go?
    Good question. I really miss it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DRobinson View Post
    Good question. I really miss it.
    I feel for my grandkids the most...I hope we can get that america back.
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    It is sad to see how much things have changed in this country. The word,"United" in United States doesn't appear to be accurate any more.




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    Amazing! I've seen the photo before, but never looked into the history because I assumed it was fake.
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    Great photo thanks.
    Again, days gone by.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rgd View Post
    I feel for my grandkids the most...I hope we can get that america back.
    So do I; my two oldest are 13. We can get the old America back, but it isn't going to be easy or quick.
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